Composition

Composition

Students focus on traditional and contemporary aspects of music composition within a curriculum that allows for innovation and exploration of theory, jazz, world music, computer music, aesthetics, conducting, performance, and the art and science of teaching.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in composition pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of music history, theory, and performance.

Alumni work at:

  • Educational institutions
  • Metropolitan orchestras
  • Film and television studios
  • Entertainment companies

Alumni work as:

  • Conductors
  • Performers
  • Songwriters
  • Educators and instructors

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